BBC Scotland warned over unpaid runner roles at Glasgow 2014

BBC Scotland warned over unpaid runner roles at Glasgow 2014

“CHEERFUL, CAN-DO ATTITUDE” ESSENTIAL — BUT NO WAGE OFFERED * GRADUATE FOG EXCLUSIVE * Has the BBC fluffed its renewed commitment to diversity already? BBC Scotland has been warned to stay within the law over multiple full-time, unpaid...
Unpaid interns targeted for clinical trials

Unpaid interns targeted for clinical trials

TESTING DRUGS “COULD BE YOUR SOLUTION” TO GRADUATE MONEY WORRIES, SAYS DRUG FIRM REP * GRADUATE FOG EXCLUSIVE * UPDATE, SUNDAY 22 JUNE: GSK SACKS AGENCY RESPONSIBLE FOR THIS INCIDENT Cash-strapped graduates and unpaid interns are being targeted for...
Intern hits back at Topshop boss who says she “spoilt it” for others by complaining about pay

Intern hits back at Topshop boss who says she “spoilt it” for others by complaining about pay

SIR PHILIP GREEN FAILS TO GRASP THAT YOUNG WORKERS NEED TO EAT Former interns who complain to officials about not being paid have “spoilt it for thousands of young people”, according to billionaire Topshop boss Sir Philip Green. He says the number of...
Are you a graduate job snob?

Are you a graduate job snob?

BEING PICKY? OR JUST DESPERATELY TRYING TO MAKE YOUR DEGREE PAY OFF? A row has erupted over whether graduate ‘job snobs’ should take anything they can get or hold out for a position where their degree is appreciated, after a graduate told the Guardian that...
Sunshine at last? Graduate vacancies predicted to rise by 10% this year

Sunshine at last? Graduate vacancies predicted to rise by 10% this year

BUSINESS CONFIDENCE SET TO BOOST EMPLOYER DEMAND FOR GRADUATES Is the worst over? Is the sun is about to shine for graduates? After what seems like years, could the job market be picking up at last? New figures from the Association of Graduate Recruiters (AGR)...
9 of the worst unpaid internships in Britain

9 of the worst unpaid internships in Britain

BUZZFEED PUBLISHES SHOCKING LIST Buzzfeed has published a list of the most shocking unpaid internships ever to have been advertised or run in Great Britain – including many examples originally uncovered by Graduate Fog. The shameful collection includes examples...
Average graduate salary plummets as half of graduates take low-skilled jobs

Average graduate salary plummets as half of graduates take low-skilled jobs

BUT WAGES DO RISE FASTER FOR THOSE WITH A DEGREE New figures show how almost half of all university leavers have taken non-graduate roles – and the true average graduate salary appears to be far lower than the £29,000 stated previously by statisticians...
At last! New spot-checks and warnings for firms that advertise unpaid internships

At last! New spot-checks and warnings for firms that advertise unpaid internships

BOSSES PROMOTING WAGE-FREE ROLES TO BE WARNED BY HMRC *GRADUATE FOG MENTIONED TODAY ON SKY NEWS!* Officials are to send letters to 200 employers who have recently advertised unpaid internships, as part of the government’s battle to prove to young people that it...